May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Justice Studies, Global Justice and Policy Track, B.S.


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Departments

Degree Requirements


Required Courses


  • General Education  courses 41 Credit Hours
  • Quantitative requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3 Credit Hours
  • Scientific literacy requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3-4 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements (core courses and selected track) 41 Credit Hours
  • Electives 28-35 Credit Hours

Total: 120 Credit Hours


Justice Studies Major Requirements


Fairness and Responsibility Component Requirement


Take one of the following courses.  Any course not used to fulfill this requirement may be used as elective credit

Total: 17 Credit Hours


Students must select one of the following tracks:


  • Track A. Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Track B. Global Justice and Policy 
  • Track C. Social Justice Engagement

Justice Studies Track B. Global Justice and Policy


This track explores issues of justice in global context. Most prominent among them are questions of security, equity and equality. Courses in this track address the individual, group and state dimensions of these and related issues in a diverse set of policy areas including democratization, cultural identity, developmental, environmental protection, conflict resolution and human rights.

All students in Track B must take JUST 235. Justice in the Global Community  and JUST 237. Dilemmas in Global Justice .

Students select six additional courses from the following. At least four must have a JUST identifier.

Courses


Note: Other courses may be substituted with adviser's and department chair's consent.

Select six additional courses from the following:

Total: 18 Credit Hours


Footnotes


1 Only one course from this option may be counted towards the major; approval for course selection from Justice Studies and the academic unit offering the course is also required.



2 May be taken for elective credit in Track B when the topic is appropriate. Students should seek approval from their adviser or the department head. 

Recommended Schedule for Majors


First Year


Total: 9 Credit Hours


Second Year


  • Track foundation course 3 Credit Hours
  • Outside track foundation course 3 Credit Hours
  • Track electives 6 Credit Hours

Total: 12 Credit Hours


Third Year


Total: 17 Credit Hours


Fourth Year


Total: 6 Credit Hours


Footnote


1 Can be counted for General Education, Cluster Three .

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Departments